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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
liesman. well, you're not part of the obama administration. >> well, you've had different views on that before. >> all right. go ahead, andrew. >> in the meantime, we have a disrupter here, one of our favorite squawk disrupters to talk about what's going on here and specifically -- i should say who is here. by the way, are you warm or not? >> i am cold. it is very cold in davos. >>, he is not wearing a coat. and you have some predictions about what's going on here about social media. there are so many disrupteres and pioneers and i get the sense that maybe you're not going to make some friends with all these views that you have on facebook and all of these businesses. >> i think facebook businesses are good businesses, but whether they're worth $60 billion? i don't know. >> why? >> the thing that's emerging in online gaming, there's such a thing as a passing parade. silicone valley investors understand that it's low friction to become a gaming player, but it's low friction off. so the stickiness is not there. and now i think it's ae merging that the stick skiness
Jan 23, 2013 6:00am EST
's colder in new york. >> president obama made his entire speech about global warming, and the next day it was 10 degrees. anyway, that's neither here nor there. you go ahead. >> good news is it is warmer inside than it is outside. >> it's exactly -- exactly 23 degrees here, by the way. >> that's a heat wave. >> a quick lay of the land of what's going on here. 2,-600 politicians, business people, media all over the world coming here, converging here. today's just the beginning. by the way, we have a big show today lined up. but also throughout the week. you'll be seeing lord blankfine on "squawk," ray dalio, your good friend, sean parker, coming here. we'll have a party. we can talk about that. he just had a child, by the way. we have a lot to do in davos. there's already news being made this morning, and that's coming from an old "squawk" friend, jamie dimon, who was on a panel this morning talking about regulation, banking, and transparency. and he made some people upset this morning with this comment. take a listen to it. >> businesses can be opaque, they're complex. you don't know h
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
to president obama. this was pretty interesting on friday. his nlrb recess appointments ruled unconstitutional and also puts cord ray, the cpcf -- >> consumer protection board. >> anything that either agency does now could be challenged. >> for 300 different rulings that they've made at this point? >> and how much is twitter really worth? another key investor is stepping in that story. they're stepping in something. and check out the s&p 500 index having its best january since 1997. we'll be right back. and who is going to host the u.s. open in 2020? >> it's a secret. i'm not going to gist away. >> it was out like nine hours ago. anyway, we'll talk about that, too. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] it was designed to escape the ordinary. it feels like it can escape gravity. ♪ the 2013 c-class coupe. ♪ starting at $37,800. ♪ starting at $37,800. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. oh, just diagramming this accident with my state farm pocket agent app. you can also get a quote and pay your premium with this th
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
? >> there's no one person to blame. >> would you like congress to go along with everything obama wants to do? do you think that would help us? >> you know, i think many of us share the president's objectives to help people. we go about it very different ways. >> exactly. >> so -- >> you don't want to be counterproductive. 2% growth doesn't help anyone. >> right. and we can't solve the longer terl problems without significant economic growth. every 100 basis points. every 1% change in gdp over ten years is $3 trillion to $4 trillion impact on our deficit. we're not talking about any action that has a $3 trillion to $4 trillion over the next ten years. >> right. >> so you have to have that in ort to solve these problems. >> i think speeches don't help people. it's like, i think about food stamps. and we want to provide the basic level of what people need. >> right. >> but growing the number of people that need government assistance is the wrong way to do it. >> it's not sustainable. >> and there are people that want to work. people that want to take care of themselves and just being a governme
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
president obama took the oath of office for his second term. jared bernstein, former chief economist and economic policy adviser to the vice president, and senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities. he also is a cnbc contributor. also here is chuck gabriel, managing director at capital alpha partners. these notes that i saw from last week were the question is going to be whether the president transforms himself into a pro-growth, pro-market president. did you write that before you saw that the address, or did you see any indication that that's the way he wants to head now? >> none at all joe, unfortunately. a lot of us, me included, got caught up in the moment. it was really a great celebration of racial unity and the moment with, you know, the first black president, in his second inaugural. but, where some might have been looking for an olive branch to republicans, i think a lot of them felt that it was a stick in the eye. frankly, he may a very spirited defense of activist government and kind of continued this narrative that, republicans don't believe in social se
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